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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Are Not as Bendable as It Was Believed [Video]





According to the latest report from a research firm called Consumer Reports, Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus is not as bendable as it was believed. It took 90 pounds of force to bend the recently-released 5.5-inch iPhone and about 70 pounds of force to deform its 4.7-inch sibling. The larger handset is actually stronger, which is a bit of surprise for me.


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Sunday, September 28th, 2014. 3:49

40% of Apple's A8 Chips Are Manufactured by Samsung - Rumor



Though Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is the main supplier of the advanced 20-nanometer A8 chips used in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Samsung reportedly continues to produce about 40% of high-end processors. As revealed by IHS, the manufacturing cost of the new SoC is $20, which is $3 more than the manufacturing cost of the A7 processor.


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Wednesday, September 24th, 2014. 19:17

First iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Benchmark Results



Following the release and record-breaking first weekend sales, AnandTech experts took both iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus for testing and benchmarked them. Moreover, the newly-released handsets were compared to the iPhone 5s and a number of rival handsets including the HTC One (E8), Motorola Moto X, Samsung Galaxy S5, Google Nexus 5 and some others. If you one of those people, who like Apple and its products, you will be pleased with the results of the benchmarks.


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Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014. 0:03

A8 Processor Inside of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Is Manufactured by TSMC



Long before the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus release, a rumor appeared on the Internet that suggested that these devices will be equipped by a processor manufactured by a firm called Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC). According to the latest report from Chipworks, the dual-core 64-bit Apple A8 processor is indeed manufactured by TSMC.


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Monday, September 22nd, 2014. 1:18

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today and that means it is time for our traditional post called Top 10 Stories of the Week. Let's not waste time and start discussing the most interesting articles of the past seven days right now.


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Monday, September 15th, 2014. 2:18

Samsung Releases New Ad, Says Apple Copied Its Devices



Samsung has recently posted a new ad mocking the recently released iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. In the short video, which is available below, Samsung claims the guys from Cupertino copied the large displays of South-Korean smartphones and their overall design. Aside from mocking Apple's handsets, the ad shows us the next-generation Galaxy Note. I must admit that both smartphones, the iPhone 6 and the Galaxy Note 4, look very similar in terms of size and shape.


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Monday, September 15th, 2014. 1:57

Specifications: iPhone 6 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S5 and LG G Pro 2



Phones have been getting bigger and bigger. We've already compared iPhone 6 with it's main competitors. Now it's time to take a look at big screens, it is iPhone 6 Plus time.

We decided to compare iPhone 6 Plus with Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and LG G Pro 2.


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Wednesday, September 10th, 2014. 0:36

Specifications: iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S5, LG G3 and HTC One M8



iPhone 6 looks cool, have lot's of new features. Now let's take a look at specifications: iPhone vs other modern smartphones. We've stacked up the new iPhone against the latest and greatest its competitors have to offer, so check out the numbers and other internals of the iPhone 6 versus the Samsung Galaxy S5, LG G3 and the HTC One (M8) for Windows.


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Apple to Sell iWatch for About $400 - Rumor



According to the latest report from Re/code, the guys from Cupertino are currently planning to set a price tag for the upcoming iWatch at about $400. It should be noted, however, that there will be iWatch models with lower and higher prices. The cost of the long-anticipated wearable device will reportedly depend on the size of its display and hardware differences.


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Sunday, August 31st, 2014. 21:56

Images Show New iPhone 6 LTE Modem



According to the images that were shared on Friday by  Feld & Volk, the next-generation iPhone will be indeed equipped with Qualcomm's MDM9625M LTE modem. The photos show us a fully-assembled iPhone 6 logic board with an A8 processor and some other interior parts of the device.


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Sunday, August 31st, 2014. 0:26

Apple Releases Two New 'Your Verse' Ads [Video]



The guys from Cupertino have recently released two new "Your Verse" iPad ads. The ads are available either on Apple's official YouTube channel or below. Take a look and tell me what you think about these ads.

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Tuesday, August 12th, 2014. 19:07

Apple's Shift to TSMC Caused Problems for Samsung



As you probably know, Apple’s iPhone 6 will feature a new A8 processor manufactured by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company. According to what the Wall Street Journal reporters write, Apple’s collaboration with TSMC is hurting Apple’s main market rival Samsung, which used to produce processors for the previous generations of the iPhone and iPad.


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Wednesday, August 6th, 2014. 16:06

End of Patent War Between Apple and Samsung Is Near?



The end of the patent war between Apple and Samsung seems to be near. According to what Bloomberg reporters write, the market giants have recently released a joint statement announcing an agreement to end all the patent disputes outside the United States of America in the near future. Looks like the companies got tired of arguing.


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Wednesday, August 6th, 2014. 15:08

Apple Posts New iPhone 5s Ad [Video]



The guys from Cupertino have recently released a new ad called "Dreams". This time it is focused on Apple's iPhone 5s and its Camera and Photos apps. The short video is available below, take a look.


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Apple's Smartphone Market Share Falls, Huawei, Lenovo and LG Gain Ground



Apple’s smartphone market share in the world continues to decrease. The reason for the iPhone to lose ground is a great number of small Chinese manufacturers that produce cheap, but at the same time, efficient handsets. As we know, price is the key factor, which influences customers in the developing countries.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014. 13:12